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Election 2020: President Donald Trump already has doubts about the November vote

The question is whether Trump can influence the election result. It won’t be easy for three reasons. The first is America’s federal system, which distributes responsibility for electoral oversight to state and local officials. The second is the generally accepted, decade-long trend to facilitate coordination. Visit CNN’s election center for full coverage of the 2020 race In 2016, only 60% …

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President Trump threatens protesters before the Tulsa rally

When Trump wrote on Twitter, he gathered “protesters, anarchists, agitators, pillagers, or lowlifes” and said they wouldn’t get what he calls gentle treatment if they gather outside of his Tulsa event. It came the morning after he used an obviously wrong video of young children to decode media coverage of American racial relations, which Twitter wrongly attributed. The embassies that …

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According to the Bolton book, Trump has asked the Chinese president for help to win the reelection

Washington – President Trump’s former national security advisor John Bolton claims in a new book that Mr. Trump, in trade negotiations, pushed Chinese President Xi Jinping to agree to the purchase of American agricultural products in order to strengthen Mr. Trump’s political position vis-à-vis US farmers and to help him win reelection. In an excerpt from Bolton’s book “The Room …

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The President of Burundi becomes the first head of state in the world to die of Covid

The Burundian president died of coronavirus, according to medical experts at the hospital where he was flown after his death. The country’s government had announced the cause of Pierre Nkurunziza’s death as a result of a heart attack. A medical source at Karusi Hospital, where Nkurunziza died, has confirmed that the president was breathless before his death. Doctors at the …

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John C. Calhoun: NFL stars urge Clemson University to cut ties to former US vice president who owns slaves

Clemson University was built on the plantation of former Vice President Calhoun. Calhoun, known for defending slavery and owning about 80 slaves himself, has become a controversial name on Clemson’s campus, where he is consistently used as the school’s Honors College name. And many have enough. Last week, a Clemson student started a change.org petition calling for the renaming of …

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Burundi’s president, Pierre Nkurunziza, 55, dies of a heart attack

NAIROBI, Kenya – President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi died of heart failure just weeks after a crucial election Monday to choose a successor to replace him after 15 years of autocratic rule over the Central African nation. He was 55 years old. Mr. Nkurunziza’s death was announced by the government on Tuesday on Twitter. He died in a hospital in …

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President Donald Trump opens the hymn debate with a tweet to Roger Goodell

In response to Commissioner Roger Goodell’s video last week, in which he said the NFL was wrong about dealing with player protests against police brutality and systemic racism, President Donald Trump tweeted late Sunday evening and opened the national anthem debate with the league again. The tweet read: “Could it even be possible from a distance that Roger Goodell, in …

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